Increase the proportion of people who get a referral for substance use treatment after an emergency department visit — SU‑D02

Status: Developmental


Increase the proportion of persons who are referred for follow up care for alcohol problems, drug problems after diagnosis, or treatment for one of these conditions in a hospital emergency department (ED)


This objective currently has developmental status, meaning it is a high-priority public health issue that has evidence-based interventions to address it, but doesn’t yet have reliable baseline data. Once baseline data are available, this objective may be considered to become a core Healthy People 2030 objective.